Intel reveals education-oriented tablet

The famous US chip manufacturer Intel has announced the reference design of a new 7-inch tablet that is oriented towards the education market.

The novelty can run either Windows 7 or Android and extends the company’s Classmate PC efforts towards students in developing countries.

Coming under the Studybook moniker, the new tablet is rather rugged being made of plastic that has been designed to resist spills and survive drops of up to 27-inches on a concrete block. It also has a rubber band reinforcing the bezel and around the ports to keep sand and other elements out. As to the specs, the Studybook comes with an Intel Z650 Atom “Oak Trail” CPU at 1.2 GHz, 1 GB of RAM, a touch screen that supports 1024 x 600 pixel resolution, USB 2.0, HDMI, microSD/SIM slots, Wi-Fi, dual cameras and varying amounts of built-in memory that ranges from 4 GB to 32 GB, all weighing 650 grams.

Intel Studybook tablet

To finish all specifications we need to say that according to Intel the battery lasts for up to 5.5 hours of active usage. Software-wise it can run Windows 7 as mentioned but do not expect it to come with Android 4.0 – instead the tablet will give you to opportunity to run Android 3.0 “Honeycomb”.

The new tablet will be made by licensed companies close to Intel and will be distributed to local OEMs. The pricing has not been set yet, but Intel expects the Studybook to retail for a price that is between 199 USD and 299 USD.


Source: Techspot.com

Related posts

Panasonic debuts two new notebook models

Panasonic has demonstrated two new notebooks that belong to the LetsNote product series. The novelties are called LetsNote NX and LetsNote SX and share quite a few things. Both notebooks come with 12.1-inch screens that support 1280x800 pixel resolution with optional screens available that...

Thermaltake ISGC-V320 VGA cooler

Products of Thermaltake’s ISGC series have become representative of silent and good performance coolers. Users have already been expecting the newest ISGC VGA cooler to complete the collection. Now, finally the ISGC-V320 is coming with lots of killer features. The ISGC-V320 is a true...

Android-Based Dell Streak Launching on O2

O2 and Dell announced today that the Dell Streak will launch next month exclusively on O2. The Dell Streak is perfect for consumers who are looking for a "big screen" experience without having to carry a notebook around. The Dell Streak offers access to the internet, entertainment, and thousands...

Leave a comment